School of Kinesiology and Health Science

Kinesiology and Health Science is the study of human movement and the relationship between physical activity and health. This exciting and innovative program at York University provides students the opportunity to pursue many sub-fields including physiology, anatomy, health, sport administration, health psychology, and athletic therapy in preparation for a career in health and rehabilitation, fitness, recreation, sports industries, research, or teaching.

Our Vision:
Canada’s leading academic centre for knowledge creation, integration, and dissemination about physical activity and its importance for human health, health science and society.

In achieving this vision we will be known for: Innovative research, inspiring students through excellence in teaching, and leadership on the health implications of physical activity and inactivity.

Prof. Christopher Perry to serve as Director Academic for the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology

Prof. Christopher Perry to serve as Director Academic for the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiolo…

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York University professor Christopher Perry of the School of Kinesiology & Health Science in the…
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3 days agoProf. Christopher Perry to serve as Director Academic for the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiolo…
Health students share expertise during mock clinic

Health students share expertise during mock clinic

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For the second year, students studying nursing, kinesiology and athletic therapy were invited to par…
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4 weeks agoHealth students share expertise during mock clinic
York prof delivers talk at Harvard School of Public Health

York prof delivers talk at Harvard School of Public Health

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York University Professor Michael Rotondi recently presented a talk on advanced statisti…
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1 month agoYork prof delivers talk at Harvard School of Public Health
New faces: Faculty of Health announces new faculty and appointments

New faces: Faculty of Health announces new faculty and appointments

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The Faculty of Health welcomes 10 new faculty and/or new faculty appointments, including: Ali Abdul…
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2 months agoNew faces: Faculty of Health announces new faculty and appointments
Concussion research shows lasting brain damage in elite-level athletes

Concussion research shows lasting brain damage in elite-level athletes

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York University concussion experts report that young elite-level athletes who have suffered a concus…
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3 months agoConcussion research shows lasting brain damage in elite-level athletes
York research finds possible cause for poor response to treatment in obese breast cancer patients

York research finds possible cause for poor response to treatment in obese breast cancer patients

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A York University researcher has published a study in the Journal of Applied Physiology that identif…
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6 months agoYork research finds possible cause for poor response to treatment in obese breast cancer patients
Sweet relief? Sugar substitutes don't offer health benefits for individuals with obesity

Sweet relief? Sugar substitutes don't offer health benefits for individuals with obesity

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Artificial sweeteners help individuals with obesity to cut calories and lose weight but may have neg…
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7 months agoSweet relief? Sugar substitutes don't offer health benefits for individuals with obesity
Professor Sherry Grace leads panel investigating cardiac rehab in developing countries

Professor Sherry Grace leads panel investigating cardiac rehab in developing countries

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York U Professor Sherry Grace of the Faculty of Health led a panel of international experts that…
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7 months agoProfessor Sherry Grace leads panel investigating cardiac rehab in developing countries
Inaugural York Postdoctoral Fellowship program welcomes three researchers

Inaugural York Postdoctoral Fellowship program welcomes three researchers

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The Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS) has announced that three researchers will hold York Postdoctor…
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7 months agoInaugural York Postdoctoral Fellowship program welcomes three researchers
York U study reports prolonged concussion recovery in youth

York U study reports prolonged concussion recovery in youth

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York University concussion experts report that children and youth take longer to fully recover f…
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7 months agoYork U study reports prolonged concussion recovery in youth

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